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<br />Ruth Etting (November 23, 1897 – September 24, 1978) was an American singing star and actress of the 1920s and 1930s, who had over 60 hit recordings and worked in stage, radio, and film. Known as "America's sweetheart of song", her signature tunes were "Shine On, Harvest Moon", "Ten Cents a Dance" and "Love Me or Leave Me". Her other popular recordings included "Button Up Your Overcoat", "Mean to Me", "Exactly Like You" and "Shaking the Blues Away". wiki
Movie poster. Ten Cents a Dance (1931). Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ricardo Cortez, Monroe Owsley.
Barbara O'Neill (Stanwyck) is hustling dances at a dime a piece in a cheap Depression era dance hall. She seems to have a good head on her shoulders, good enough to prevent her from descending down into prostitution or believing the lies of the customers. She genuinely likes Bradley Carlton (Cortez), a wealthy businessman who just enjoys talking to her. She asks him for one favor…